Hidden Hills Ranch

Educational Resources of Monterey County

The perfect place to prepare your child for kindergarten! Our classes offer outdoor science, art, games, exercise, early learning, and animal time.

Piano Instruction   all Ages

This hands on class provides an opportunity to work with someone on the ranch as they perform daily chores and care for our many animals. Age appropriate tasks will be taught and students will have close interaction with the animals. They should come prepared to get dirty, wearing appropriate clothes, bringing a personal water bottle, and excitement to help our animals while working!

  • Lessons are available Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, or Saturdays.
  • $160 for 4, one hour semi private lessons
  • $50 for 1 lesson
Ranch Wranglers      Ages TK-High School

Introductory horsemanship taught on a pony, just their size! Safety, care and handling, games, and more are part of the fun and instructional experience. Each week will include time on a pony and learning beginning riding skills while on a lead line! 

We offer an array of hands on topics suited for all grade levels. Typical field trips include a farm tour with information on each animal, basic animal care instruction, composting, pond tour, garden tour, and a lunch/snack period in our amphitheater. With trips starting at just $5 per student and 3 free adults per class, every class can have a field trip! Give us a call or email to start planning your trip today.


  • 4 half-hour private lessons for $100
  • $30 per lesson
School Field Trips
Upcoming Events
Horseback Riding Lessons (English and Western)    Ages 7+ 

Classes and Lessons

Workshops offered throughout the year. Updates will be posted as classes are available.

  • Pigs                   
  • Donkeys
  • Horses
  • Goats
  • Fish & Turtles
  • Learn about the process of using our alpaca and sheep fleece
  • Felting, natural dying, carding, drop spindle and using spinning wheels!
  • $50.00 all materials and equipment included


  • $100.00 for 4, 30 minute lessons
  • Extra materials fee paid to the teacher as needed (price varies)
  • Alpacas
  • Sheep
  • Chickens/Roosters
  • Emu
  • Ducks

Beginning and intermediate lessons include learning to read music, chords, theory, and technique. Must have a piano or keyboard for home use. Keyboards for rent at $25 a month. Books will be an additional charge.

  • Offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9am-12pm
  • Register online for special pricing.
  • $450.00 for 1 day per week for an 18 week session
  • $800.00 for 2 days per week for an 18 week session
  • Each child must bring their own snack.
Preschool and Transitional Kinder     Ages 3-6
Fiber Arts    Ages 10-Adult

Thanks to a generous gift from the Yellow Brick Road Thrift Shop we will have a new preschool classroom! 

Our Animal Experiences Include:

From beginning to advanced: safety, care, grooming, and tacking up are all part of the lessons received at Hidden Hills. We enhance those lessons with lots of time in the saddle either in one of our arenas or on our trails. Semi private or private lessons are available.

Parties are a year round affair here! From birthday parties to company picnics we have it all. With our helpful staff and beautiful surroundings, any gathering is sure to be a success at Hidden Hills. Give us a call or email to start planning your special event today.

  • See Calendar page for times offered.
  • $150.00 per for 18 classes, $15.00 per drop in
pony pals   Ages 3-6   
Parties and Picnics

Enroll now.!  Spots still available.